Basic WordPress Troubleshooting

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WordPress troubleshooting is an essential skill. Here are some tips to help you fix your site in case something goes wrong.

My Favorite WordPress Plugins

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This is a list of WordPress plugins I use on every site I build clients and for my own sites, and some additional plugin tips.

What is WordPress?

what is wordpress

What is WordPress? It’s a content management system that allows you to control your website. This post explores the basics of WordPress.

WordPress Users: Know (a Little) HTML

WordPress HTML

If You Use WordPress, it Doesn’t Hurt to Know HTML WordPress users, I’m not trying to turn you into a coding ninja nerd — but I do want to show you that there are times it’s just simpler if you know a little bit of the language that runs the internet. The letters HTML stand […]

Websites: What You Need to Know

Websites: The Basics Websites are as necessary to your business as a phone number, whether you’re brick and mortar or exclusively online. WordPress is the best solution for a small business website, as it allows you to retain control over your site and make changes as you wish without hiring a developer. Here are the […]

Keywords Aren't Just For SEO

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If you spend time with a search engine optimization (SEO) expert, they’ll tell you to come up with 10 – 15 marketing keywords that you want to be found for online. FYI, I know very little about SEO and I value my clients enough to refer them to a real expert if they need these […]

How to Understand Your Customers and Increase Sales

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If you’d like to increase sales, I have an exercise for you. I want you to begin to define your avatar(s). You may have more than one, in fact, you probably will. Wait – what’s an avatar? You may also have heard them referred to as personas. Same thing. You are putting yourself in the […]

Do I Need to Blog? Yes. Here's Why.

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I get this question often from clients who don’t think they have the time to write original content: Do I need to blog? My answer is nearly always the same: Yes. Yes, and yes. Why is Blogging So Important? Google. I’m really talking about all search engines here, but for practical purposes, Google. According to […]

WordPress Photo Gallery: Create Your Own Responsive Gallery

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Here’s how to add a WordPress photo gallery for your blog or website; it’s free and easy to do with WordPress’ Jetpack plugin. The photo gallery Jetpack creates is clean and attractive and performs beautifully on mobile devices. It’s easy to do. Here’s a video that will show you exactly how to create your own gallery. https://vimeo.com/206512116 […]

The Top 10 WordPress Questions My Clients Ask

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I work with WordPress a lot. I design and build websites for clients and coach them on how to edit and add content to their sites. As I work with users of many different levels of experience, I take note of their WordPress questions, as it’s hard for me to see it from a beginner’s perspective. […]